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from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower
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southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per of snow, ice and heavy rain is dangerous driving conditions up and down the east coast this morning. abc's megan hughes has more on the wild weather. "(nats of shoveling) jaz filawisz: "i'm just cleaning up the area, so that nobody slips and falls.." up and down the east coast--slippery sidewalks made for wobbly walking. on the roads-that coating of ice left drivers scrambling to get traction? in pennsylvania-- derek fair was driving down route 29 in valley forge when he went off the road...just missing this tree. derek fair: " like im not trying to hit the
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the road." north carolina's wintry mix caused more than 1500 car accidents in less than 24 hours the 1200 mile long winter storm is also creating trouble at airports-red dominated the departures board at charlotte douglas to 1,600 flights were cancelled monday. am ready for summer." the snow, ice, and rain are marching north up the east coast--17 states seeing winter weather alerts?with a big warmup in many places by later tonighgh the wild weather south with reports touchdowns? in mississippi, this house - destroyed... this high schoolcampus - damaged... in louisiana, winds ripping apart this car wash and pizza hut? and sent debris flying miranda supple / witnes "i seen it like coming at me. woo it's scary." this latest severe weather comes after aweekend that shattered cold records in new york and boston-t-tay in some areas, temperatures in some places are expected to rise into the 50's. megan
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washington?. lukas: flying is as safe as its been in five years ... as airline accidents dropped significantly last year. the international air transport association reported four airline crashes in 2015 with 136- deaths. that's a big drop from the year before. in 2014... 641 people died in airline accidents. the tally did not include two major plane crashes that were caused deliberately. the crash of a germanwings flight that crashed in the french alps caused by pilot suicide..... or the crash of a metrojet in egypt caused by terrorism. a combined 374 lives were lost in those crashes. the i-a-t-a said there were a total of 68 accidents last year ...compared to 77 the year before. lukas: nebraska
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ricketts will face the appropriations today about road construstion projects. risinger with the details. senator deb fischer says she would be ok with leaving a position on the u.s. supreme court open for the next 12 months. fischer says there is an 80-year precedent for lame-duck presidents to refrain from making supreme court nominations in their last year in office. governor pete ricketts says construction projects would be an investment in industry and supports the transportation innovation act, which will be the subject of a hearing this afternrnn before the apapopriations committee. at last week's meeting of thelower elkhorn nrd committee of the whole, water resources manager brian bruckner reported that the contract employee who has been doing chemigation inspections is nearing retirement. bruckner is proposing that the systems be inspected every third year instead of the current every- other-year schedule, and that existing staff take over the
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these and more ories can be heard on newstalk wjag, literock 97.5 and 106kix. " " still to come... a fraternity house was vandalized at the u-s-d campus this weekend. i'll bring you the latest on the investigation up next. scott: we'll have... "you're watching abc9 news this morning... jessica rae... and scott larson.... this is abc9 news this morning. "
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scott:a quiet pattern is setting up
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of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow whichill push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's hi is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae: scott: cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatates near 50. wewel have some
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high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudand breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae: cldy and cool. thursday we'll tap `to a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7
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jessica rae: scott: adlib lukas: the lawyer of a man accused of shooting a sioux city police officer is looking to have the trial moved out of woodbury county. isaiah mothershed's torney has also filed a motion for a gag order totoe placed on sioux city's p pice chief and the woodbury county attorney's office. mothshed's is due back in court friday morning. he's being held on a 300 thousand dollar bond we will keep you updated on this case as it develops. lukas: a fraternaty house on the campus of the university of south dakota was vandalized over the weekend. a message spraypaintnt on the walls has university officials teaming with police to investigate the matter. reporter tess drick brings us an update "
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called the vermillion police. police believe the vandalism happened in the early morning hours by one suspect -- who that person is, they don't know yet. u-s-d's s director of sorority and frfrernity life laura roof says she doesn't know why phi delta theta was specifically targeted and she hopes it doesn't deter anybody from joining greek life at u-s-d.
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" plus... i'll show you some of the beautiful and unusual dog's debuting at thisis year's westminster dog show.
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to aid veterans with post-combat disabilities. the seventh- grader has sold bracelets and baked goods... raising thousands to buy service dogs for the vets. reporter carolyn gusoff has more on this teens amazing work. " 13 year old matt redlein (red line) knows what it's like to navigate aroundlife's obstacles ( matt redlein, fufuraiser) "my brother is blind. i'm blind in my right eye." the result of an inherited condition. ( theresa redlein, mother) "when i had brandon 24 years ago they said it was a million and one chance it would ever happen again so when i had matthew and it happened again it was a complete shock." ( matthew redlein, 7th grader) "it makes a lot of things a lot harder but really through it and do the best you can with what you got." what he also got was a big heart--the 7th grader is on a mission. (matthew redlein, 7th grader) "everyone has their own form of a struggle and any way you can make that better you want to help." he started s sling bracelets and d ked goods atschool--from nickels and dimes to hundreds and now thousands of donated dollars. he's raising money to pay for service dogs to help veterans with post combat disabilities. (matthew redlein, 7th grader) "a way to get stress and hardships away from
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carolyn gusoff, reporting) "while a guide or service dog is completely free to the recipient it costs 50 thousand dollars to raise, train and place each one ananjust sponsoringng costs 6 thousand dollars. ( jeff fernandez, guide dog foundation vo "this is phenomenal, the guide dog foundation and american vet dogs get no regular government funding." big brother brandon, a very independent college student, hopes to have his own guide dog one day. ( brandon heinrich, brother) "a cane is a piece of metal with a tip on the end that doesn't tell you much. it tells you want you need to know. a guide dog tells you ten times that. it would open the world open up to mou have no idea." matt has an idea. giving back... despite his own obstacles. he hopes his fundraising will transform lives. (natsot) "i love you. i'm very proud of you." one service dog at a time.
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teenen anspeaking of dogs... are making their grand debut at this year's westminster dog show. these seven new faces are competing to be top dog. abc's jesse palmer is taking us behind the scenes. "over 3 thousand dogs competing at the 140th westminster dog show- scott pfeil (file) breeder: "this is a super bowl, like the world series".. and 197 breeds andnd varieties?. ininuding - 7 new eeds? more than evererefore-- new breed spanish water dojumps on table like jango-he may look like a mop?but he's a spanish water dog another new dog on the block: th berger picard owner "it's our first time, so we're just about to jump out of skin just to be here (southern accent)" getting the dogs ready for the spotlight is no walk in the park: start on monday; and we bathe him and shampoo for an hour, (wowowand then
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to force dry every cord to get it dry, then he goes in the house and lays in front of aan for a day and a half" jesse: sounds like a very tough life when it comes to showing," very tough life.:16 and as for jango? he's already a champion, today winning best in his breed. giving him a shot at another first?. best in show, lukas: scott: lukas and scott are chatting about the dog show. lukas and scott are chatting about the dog show. lukas and scott are chatting about the dog show. lukas and scott are chatting about the doshow. scott:good morning lukas and scott are chatting about the dog show. lukas and scott are chatting about the dog show. lukas and scott are chatting about the om northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some
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to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s todada scott: from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time.e.he dayplanner r reals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. scott: here's a quick check outside on one of our iowa d-o-t traffic cam's
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many folks still waking up and starting their workday....please drive safely everyone... scott: now you'll want to watch your speed in these areas today: ... police will be running radars, here...transit ave. and on lewis blv so again... mind that speed. jessica rae: thanks scott... concerned your office is looking unprofessional? well, worry no more - new technology puts all the chairs back in place kendis gibson and reena ninan have the details. hey there. in today's "techbytes." comcast ys almost all of its services he been restored but for several hours yesterday customers in major cities s ththroughout theheountry could not access the internet for watch tv. >> tre was no word on how many were effected or what exactly caused the problem. get ready for a brand new type of wearable device. a couple of former samsung employees have developed the
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cream. but now, it's trying a different spin on dessert. the company is creating a series of non-dairy treats for vegans and those who are lactose intolerant. check it out. " when you hear ben and jerry's-- ice cream likely comes to mind. but the company is ditching the cream in its new line of non- dairy desserts. ( sean greenwood/ben & jerry's) "it's for our fans. we want to do it, we've been listening to them for awhile say this is something we want so we've actually been working on it for
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the result -- four decadent flavors. two e spins on iconic favorites-- chunky monkey and chocolate fudge brownie. but the other two are brand new and only available in non-dairy -- coffee caramel fudge and p.b. and cookies. instead of milk and cream-- the base is coconut oil mixed in. (avigdor schiffman/visiting from new jersey) "it tastes like real ice cream, i like it." during a tour of ben and jerry's waterbury plant-- visitors got the chance to try the new flavors. ( fiona finlay- hart/visiting from nyc) "it's really good. it's just as good as i was expecting. i've really forward to this and here just for this because i've been everywhere in the didn't have it yet." in 18-- ben and jerry's has dabbled with non-dairy --making sorbets. but nothing quite like this. (sean greenwood/ben & jerry's) "for the people who are lactose people who are on make something that's more like ice cream for us the creaminess and texture and smoothness that happens not just sorbet that's got the fruit, the sugar and water, so we think what we've come up with here is pretty good." ben and jerry's sean greenwood says pints are already being shipped out --
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two to four wewes. something fans like fiona fifiay-hart are happy to hear. (fioio finlay- hart/v/viting from nyc)c) "it's really grere they're finall getting into this." lukas: on its website, ben and jerry's says it has partnered with vegan action to certify that its non-dairy doesn't include any animal products. lukas: well now you know what you're having for dessert... but what about the main course? howard has a baby back rib recipe that will have your family running to the table. we're a nation that loves our baby back and spare ribs, , d that's whethth they're dry rubbeded or slathered witit bbq sauce. but here in the test kitchen, we think short ribs are one of the most overlooked cuts in the meat case. they're called short ribs because they're short in length, and they come from a cut of beef called the "short plate". you see, the short plate is located right next to the flank and the brisket so you know whatever you make with these is going to be good. let me show y how to make some amazinin short ribs. we started by dredging these in some seasoned flour and owning them in a heavy soup pot. once they're browned, we add some cut up
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onions along with a can of condensed beef broth, (to add a nice rich flor), some water, a bit of fresh garlic and a bay leaf. then all we do is cover it and let it simmer for an hour and half or so until the meat is fall-off the-bone- tender. you see the meat gets super tender while it cooks, and all the flavors from the veggies simmering in the broth create a sauce that is incredibly delicious. i do hope you'll go online and get the recipe for our, "braised country short ribs," so you can serve your family what we think is the best of the best. i'm howard in the mr. food test kitchen, where today we found a "tender- as-can-be way" for you to say . "ooh it's so good!!" " if you would like a copy of that recipe you can send us a self addressed stamped envelope
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our address is 625 douglas street. the zip...51101. be sure to write "braised country short ribs" on your request. or you can visit our website...siouxlan d matters dot com. and click on the mr. food logo.... " coming up.... the death of u-ssupreme court justice antonin scalal has sent waves all across the country... including right here in siouxland. reactions after the break. scott: " " scott
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look outside on our skycams. we had some light mixed precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to pupu over 30 for a time. the stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'l, tap into a southerly flow which will push
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50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. morrow's high is 36 and should be prettytyimilar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: lukas: the passing of supreme court justice antonin scalia this weekend has prompted a mixed reaction from the some light mixed precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are
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stormcast hd shows us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. jessica rae scott: some light mixed precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over
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stormcast hd sws us a quiet pattern setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. scott: the passing of justice antonin
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prompted a mixed reaction from the nation... including here in siouxland. scalia served 30 years on the supreme court and was famous for writing several scathing dissents during his tenure. scalia's legacy has impacted people from all walks of life across. including those in the legal profession here in sioux city. some saying he changed the face of justice in america. "the fact that liberal justices were seeking to go back to history to show what was kind of in the air when the founders were putting together the constitution shows the impact that scalia had on the court, because we didn't see that as much before scalia" says kyle irvin, attorney at corbett anderson law. iowa governor terry branstad has ordered all flags at half- staff in memory of justice scalia. names of several potential candidates to fill scalia's seat on the supreme court have been circulating including a judge from iowa, jane kelly. who currently sits on the u-s court of
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lukas: justice scalia's death has had a big impact on the political world... prompting several republicans in washington to suggest president obama should wait to appoint a justice to the vacant spot. including iowa senator chuck grassley. grassley says he's against obama appointing a justice stating quote: "given the huge divide in the country, and the fact that this president, above all others, has made no bones about his goal to use the courts to circumvent congress and push through his own agenda," grassley believes the pesident should defer the appointment for the remainer of his term critics of grassley have brought up the last time this happened... citing the appointment of justice anthony kennedy during regan's last term as president. lukas: and grassley's not the only siouxland senator talking about the potential scotus appointment. nebraska republican senator deb fischer spent part of her monday in south sioux city nebraska for a community coffee q-and-a. when asked about the potential appointment, fischer said, just like supreme court justices,
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in order to make the best decision for scalia's replacement. " i'm just looking at the process and i don't believe that should have a court justice at this the white house. it has been a long long time since that has happened and there's a reason for it. so i probably would be supporting that the president not have that appointment confirmed." says senator fischer. fischer also spoke to nebraskans about other issues facing the nation nebraskans about facing the nation such as free tuition and manufacturing in the u-s senator fischer also stopped by our studio for a chat with our own tim seaman. to hear more about what the senator has to say about the current state of the nation and the presidential race tune into this week in siouxland. that's this sunday at 9 a-m. lukas: jeb bush is bringing in reinforcements to his campaign in south carolina... his brother and former president george w. bush. "(george w. bush) "the presidency is a serious job that requires sound judgment and good
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doubt in my mind that jeb bush has the experience and the character to be a great president. (clapping)" the former president pointed to the abundant name-calling that's taken place in the 20-16 presidential election... and says his brother will rise above the bluster. "(president george w. bush) jeb will listen to the voices of the disenfranchised. he will rise above the petty name calling and once elected, he will not need a poll or focus group to tell him how to think or what to do. he will stand on principle. he will not waver in the wind, and he will always do what's right for american people. the majority of that name calling is coming from republican front runner donald trump. trump has said he has no bad blood with the bush family...
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to ramp up his attacks... " "i heard for years he kept the country safe after 9/11 -- what does that mean after? i was there. i lost a lot of friends that were killed in that building. the worst attack ever in this country. it was during his presidency." and also trump says jeb has been running from the bush name since the beginning of his campaign. "it tells me nothing about him actually i think the name bush would have been better than an exclamation point. he's jeb bush. now the exclamation point didn't work so now he's using bush. but i think he should have used his name. i think it shows that he wasn't proud of the family. lukas: iowa governor terry branstad usually stays out of the presidential race... but he did reflect on what has been happening during his weekly press conference. months ago he said he didn't think donald trump was a serious candidate. but it seems he's changed his mind after the iowa caucus and new hampshire primary.. "branstad - donald trump is definitely an unusual candidate and he's done things unconventionally.
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the tremendous appeal of the anti- establishment candidatie sanders, trump aned cruz. " the governor has not yet made an official endorsement, but says he'll support whichever republican candidate gets the nomination. the only other candidate commented on is would be damaging to iowa since cruz does not support the standard. lukas and speculation is swirling around a thrid party run for donald trump. during a town hall meeting in south carolina... trump again floated the idea that he could run as an independent candidate. saying quote: "the republican national comittee better get its act together." trump wants fellow candidate ted cruz to "take down his false ads and retract his lies".. those are trumps words. trump has previously comitted to the r-n-c. and while former president bill clinton was
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yesterday... hew was interuptted by a donald trump supporter. here is how president clinton addressed the heckler after the man said he took money from trump in the past. "i took his money for my foundation, where i used it better than he's using it now," president clinton was in florida in place of hillary... who stayed in nevada to campaign ahead of the caucus in that state. coming up in sports...the abc9 top plays is back with the best action from all over siouxland. stay tuned to find out who made the countdown when we come back. scott:
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means it's time to take a look at the best of the best from around siouxland. here's chris with the abc9 top plays of the week. chris palmquist--"basketba ll season is beginning to wind down but as the schedule thins out the intensity and action increases just like in this the abc9 top plays. as always these are made by local athletes for local viewers...we kick ff in the college ranks...usd and su. casey kasperbauer and austin sparks...the pick and roll, doesn't get this. it one step at a time...it's like learning to fly or usd gets the win as well. some more acrobatics at play number four. east's connor murrell is one of the best scorers in because he's from down town. t this kid can hurt you on the dribble
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finish surrounded by 3 defenders and then he wins the jump ball off the inbounds and then he's able to protect it and give it a little kiss off the glass. impressive stuff for the senior. for play number three we head to the lewis and clark championship game and winnebago's aspen lapointe shows why you need to pick him up at half court. are you kidding me?! this shot is legitimately a three pointer in the nba. not only that, it was the first bucket of the game for bago as they went on to win their third straight lewis and clark conference tournament. play number two comes from morningside...and the only thing that lexi ackerman was missing here was the finger wag. the mustangs taking on dakota wesleyan and ackerman sends that shot all the way back to mitchell. it's the biggest rejection i've seen since a bad pickup line on valentines day. morningside wins and clinches the gpac out right as well. but our play of the week belongs to ago...the indians were out in grand island for the heartland hoops classic and found themselves looking at their first loss since january 3rd of 2015. enter d'von lapointe. with just 2.9 seconds remaining and the indians trailing by one, lapointe--as cool as the other side of the pillow...knocks down the game winner. that's now 45
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lapointe locks up the top spot in the abc9 top plays of the week. scott: check on your forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. we had some light mixed precipitation pass forecast... scott:good morning siouxland. we had some light mixed precipitation pass through the area from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are
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dayplanner reveals temperatures holding in the lower to middle 30s today. from northwest to southeast. be on the lookout for some slick spots. temperatures are currently in the low to mid 30s. we have a strengthening wind from the northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour and gusts are likely to push over 30 for a time. the dayplanner reveals tempes to middle 30s today. still ahead in our show.... i'll tell you how much mey was battle a-l-s at this hard rock. plus here's what you can expect coming up on gma " "
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continueing to speak out against iowa's move to privitize medicaid. chet culver was on hand for a town hall meeting in sioux city for medicaid receipients. with the new medicaid program set to begin on march 1st former governer culver wanted medicaid patients to weigh in on the problems that the new plan brings. governor culver stated that the executive legislation really needs to take a look at how it's affecting iowa citizens and that he's here to be an advocate. "i'm taking all of this testimony, we just had 2 hours of it today, non-stop and i'm sharing it with policy makers both in des moines and in washington d.c.," says culver. many who would be covered under the new medicaid plan say they had many questions go unanswered plan say they had many questions
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and that they did not know where else to turn. culver is now a representative for "aims" which stands for advocates for iowa medicaid. the organization is hoping to help give iowa medicaid receipients a voice by highligting issues that patients currently face under the new plan. lukas: an anti concussion bill has passed a senate education subcommittee. the proposed bill would require a certified athletic trainer at all iowa school athletic competitions in sports like football, soccer and wrestling. senators had plenty to say on the issue of funding those officials "mr. chair, the goal of this bill is to increase quality of injury assessment by using professional medical providors to decrease the number of life long debilitating injuries. " the bill now heads to a full senate committee lukas: some iowa students are making sure state lawmakes know they are watching how the legislature
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funding for k-12 education in the state. davenport students used their president's day to visit the state capitol. they participated in the "we are not worthless" movement. encouraging lawmakers to uphold equality in the state education system. in davenport ... students do not receive the same state funding amount per-pupil as other areas. "student 33:15 what do you guys feel is more important? allowable growth or the funding inequality? cindy winckler 34:22 your foundation aid is most important. and all of the protections are around that foundation aid. ross paustian 34:31 $175 funding disparity is more important than state aid. especially for daand about 1/2 the districts of the state. " the students also requested to meet with the governor about their issue. they are pushing not only for an increased education budget ... but also a change in the law that affects their area. lukas: gateway founder ted waitt was back in town last night to speak to briar cliff
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one of sioux city's favorite sons returned to take part at the university's two week "entrapalooza" event. the billionaire was able to share his advice on what it takes to be a succesful entrepeneur. students were able to ask ted questions about his career during the forum and he certainly was a fan favorite. "it's unbelievable. we are just so excited to have him come. he's such an inspiration to the entrepenuers," says thompson. "it's kind of an honor to be in his presence almost. i grew up in sioux city, i'm a local. i've lived here my whole enitre life. so obviously i've heard of ted waitt ...you hear like norm waitt sr., the waitt foundation...all really familiar. so to actually meet the personwho started gateway is unbelievable, " says thompson. "entrepalooza will warp up next thursday with students participating in a remake of abc's reality show "shark tank". lukas siouxlanders rocked out at the anthem this weekend at the second annual pete godee memorial a-l-s benefit concert... and we now know how much money was raised to battle the disease.
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house raising more than 14 thousand dollars for a-l-s or lou gherig's disease awareness and support. dane godee, pete's son, sang with his father's band, the establishment, in his honor. "all i wanted to do was help out other people with als and be anble to feel him up on stage and i think we got that. they told me i'd be doing it annually if possible and so i'll be ready, i'll see what what i can do, we'll make it fun," said dane goede. all of the money raised will remain right in northwest iowa to provide services to people battling a-l-s through the help of the a-l-s association of iowa. lukas: kids in the quad cities hit the slopes for some friendly competition. participants took part in the great cardboard sled race... there ... they are challenged to built a sled out of just cardboard, duct tape, paint, markers and crayons. the event was sponsored by the boys and girls club of the mississippi valley. all money raised will go toward the boys and girls
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sioux city's cardboard sled races are set for february 28th at sertoma park. lukas: so was your valentines day a memorable one? you'll probably have a hard time topping the day one eastern iowa couple had. the baxters are both 102 years old... and have been celebrating the romantic day for decades and decades. reporter jill kaspie has this true love story. "gene and vern ann baxter say they don't do a lot for valentines day. there might be some chocolate involved. ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) " i'll get her a couple of boxes of chocolate turtles. "do you like those? chocolate turtles?" ( vern ann baxter / married 79 years ) " anything that's chocolate." ...but it's fair to say these two have had their share of valentine's days together. this august they'll celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary. ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) "i'm 102." ( vern ann baxter / married 79 years ) "...and i'm 102. right, gene?" ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) "right." ...but don't let their age fool you. they remember the day they met like it was yesterday. it started when vern
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auto garage gene worked at. ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) "my youngest brother said, 'you should have been here. a girl brought in a ford pickup. slickest chick you'd looking, he said." gene found her nearby and the rest ( gene baxter / "she just hung right onto me. she met met on the 17th of january, and boy she got me married the the couple says they over the years, had three children and still nitpick at one ( vern ann baxter / don't like his haircut sometimes." ...and after almost 80 memories they're still going strong. ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) "well, we both got older and smarter." ( gene baxter / married 79 years ) "...but she's been real good. a terrific wife. couldn't ask for anything better." nothing better than decades of love for this 102-year-old couple. jessica rae scott: adlib scott:a quiet there might be some chocolate involved. ( gene baxter / nothing better than decades of love for
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couple. jessica rae scott: adlib scott:a quiet pattern is setting up for the next couple of days as it stays cloudy and cool. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to
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thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to today. here's the 7 day forecast. thursday we'll tap into a southerly flow which will push temperatures near 50. we'll have some great weather for the weekend! today's high is 37 and it'll be mostly cloudy and breezy. the low tonight is 21. tomorrow's high is 36 and should be pretty similar to
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good morning, america. weher whiplash. a wild swing in temperatures and slick roads spark major accidents. a massive pileup overnight. 17 reported tornoes in the south destroying homes, busies, and cars. and a new batch of bad weather moving in right now. just four days until the next showdown, jeb bush calling on his brother to charm voters. >> i've been -- misusunderestited most of my life. >> as donald trump unleashes a tirade against the bushes and ted cruz. >> aye never seenn anybody that lied as much as ted cruz.and he goes around saying he's a christn. >> now threatening to take cruz to cou. donald trump is joining us live this morning. stunning revelatation. the wrestling superstars now
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